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  • Thaipusam Festival in Singapore 2017

    Thaipusam Festival in Singapore 2017

    Thaipusam is a festival celebrated mostly by the Hindu Tamil community on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai (January or February). It is observed mainly in countries where there is a significant presence of Tamil community such as Singapore, Malaysia and of course, India. Because of some supernatural rituals involving body piercing […]

  • An Old Coffee Shop at Jalan Besar

    An Old Coffee Shop at Jalan Besar

    I saw this old coffee shop at 114 Jalan Besar when I was walking around the Bugis / Rochor / Jalan Besar areas on Thursday. I went in to order a cup of hot tea with milk that cost S$0.80, sat down and started to guess how long it has been in business. But, this […]

  • Geisha in Japan

    Geisha literally means artist or performing artist. They are professional who perform at the teahouses to entertain the customers. In Kyoto, where I first saw them in Gion area, they are called Geiko and the apprentice is called Maiko. You can start seeing them on the street of Gion making their way to the various […]

  • Lao Sai Tao Yuan Teochew Opera Troupe in Singapore

    “This is a dying art”, said Carine, the 7th generation Lao Sai Tao Yuan Teochew Opera troupe’s member who only started performing about 3 years ago. “In Singapore, there are only 4 troupes left. We are the oldest. We have been around for 152 years.”, Carine explained. Most of the senior artists in the troupe have been […]

  • Bacang

    A still life photo of a bacang, bought this morning for our breakfast. Same setup as the previous shot of the turnip in my living room natural light studio. Read more about bacang here. I am loving this home project. Easy to set up, easy to shoot, and I get to eat them afterward.  🙂